Central Oregon Community College

2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Tel: (541)383-7500
6,979 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Central Oregon Community College serves 6,979 students (47% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 18%.
Central Oregon Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Deschutes County, OR.
The nearest community college is Oregon State University-Cascades Campus (0.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Central Oregon Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,979 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,979 students
1,303 students
Central Oregon Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,292 students
835 students
Central Oregon Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,687 students
1,046 students
Central Oregon Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Central Oregon Community College sch enrollment Central Oregon Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Central Oregon Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Central Oregon Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
-
11%
Central Oregon Community College Black (2006-2011)
% White
89%
66%
Central Oregon Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Central Oregon Community College sch ethnicity Central Oregon Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.20 0.44
Central Oregon Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,131 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,163 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,131 $5,890
Central Oregon Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,163 $10,047
Central Oregon Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,998 per year for in-state students and $7,980 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,436 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Oregon community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.